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Lupita Nyongo’o is a great speech giver

My favorite Oscar talk from last night was by Lupita Nyongo’o.  Not because I saw her movie yet (I’m behind on the Oscar movies from 2013), but because her speech was so authentic.  Sure, she probably rehearsed it a few times.  Well, likely a lot of times because it still felt authentic.  Really authentic.  It’s […]

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Nelson Mandela, one of the greats

Like most of the world, we at The Presentation School are deeply saddened by the loss of Nelson Mandela.  He was an amazing humanitarian.  One of the most selfless individuals to walk the worth, at least in recent industry, and definitely one of the most worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize.  He was also a […]

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5 talks with 5 very different styles

The best talks happen when speakers have a clear storyline, speak clearly and are genuine.  Sure, we enjoy it when speakers avoid stumbling over words, speak too quietly, move around awkwardly or seem really uncomfortable.  Those are things that can be improved with a speaker coach.  What can’t be improved are genuine creativity and emotional […]

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